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Kahleah Copper's Bio

About Kahleah Copper

WNBA CAREER

2022 (Chicago)

  • Re-signed with Chicago Sky on a multi-year deal in January

2021 (Chicago)

    • Awarded the 2021 WNBA Finals MVP after posting averages of 17 PPG, 5.5 RPG and 1.3 SPG during the four-game series
    • Named a WNBA All-Star for the first time in her career
    • Scored in double-figures in all 10 of the Sky’s playoff games and dropped over 20 points in four games
    • Started all 32 games for the Chicago Sky and led the team in scoring with 14.4 PPG, good for 18th in the league. Also led team in minutes at 30.8 MPG
    • Tied a career-high with 26 points against the Seattle Storm on August 8, 2021
    • Playoff career-high is also 26 points recorded in a Game 3 win over the Connecticut Sun

2020 (Chicago)

  • Appeared in each game of the 2020 season, making 22 starts
  • Was one of three Sky players to start in every game (Vandersloot, Quigley)
  • Averaged career-highs in PPG (14.8), RPG (5.5), SPG (1.0) and APG (2.1)
  • Shot a career-best 49.6% from the field
  • Scored 20+ points on three separate occasions, the most in a single season in her career
  • Scored in double figures in 20 of 22 games
  • Averaged 31.3 MPG, a career-high and second on the Chicago Sky
  • Recorded a career-high four steals against Connecticut (8/8)
  • Produced a career-best six assists vs. Connecticut (8/14)
  • Posted a career-high 26 points against Indiana (8/22)
  • Played a career-high in minutes (37) against Los Angeles (9/6)

2019 (Chicago)  

  • Played all 34 games for the Sky off the bench in 2019
  • Averaged 6.7 PPG, 1.9 RPG and 14.8 MPG
  • Scored in double-figures on seven different occasions
  • In playoff play, she averaged nine points per game and 75% shooting, including 16 points in the Sky’s second-round competition against the Las Vegas Aces on Sept 15

2018 (Chicago)

  • Started in two out of 31 games played
  • Ranked third on the team in three-point percentage (37.5 percent)
  • Scored a then career-high 23 points in July 20 win against Dallas

2017 (Chicago)

  • Acquired by the Sky in a February 2017 trade with the Washington Mystics
  • Started in 10 out of 34 games played
  • Ranked sixth on team in scoring with 6.7 PPG
  • In games started, Copper averaged 10.5 points, 2.4 rebounds, 50 percent shooting, and 20.5 minutes per game

2016 (Washington)

  • Drafted No. 7 overall by the Washington Mystics in the 2016 WNBA Draft
  • Started in three out of 30 games played
  • Ranked ninth on team in scoring with 6.2 PPG
  • Ranked fourth on team in rebounds with 3.1 PPG
  • Finished the season first overall in three-point field goal percentage (.467) and sixth overall in field goal percentage (.471)

INTERNATIONAL

  • 2021-2022: CB Perfumerias Avenida | Spain – Liga Femenina de Baloncesto
      • Awarded the EuroLeague MVP and named to All-EuroLeague Women First Team after averaging 22.5 PPG and 6.1 RPG
  • 2020-21: Elitzur Ramla | Israel
  • 2019-20: InvestInTheWest Enea Gorzow Wielkopolski | Poland
    • Earned FIBA’s Top Performer honors and was voted MVP when she dropped 33 points, 11 rebounds, two assists and grabbed four steals to kick start her team’s EuroCup campaign
  • 2018-19: OGM Orman Genclik Ankara | Turkey
  • 2016-17: Castor Braine | Belgium

COLLEGE (Rutgers University)

  • Ranked No. 3 on Rutgers’ career points chart behind only future WNBA stars Cappie Pondexter and Sue Wicks
  • Fourth Scarlet Knight woman to top 1,800 career points
  • 2015 (Senior)
    • All-Big Ten First Team pick (coaches and media)
    • One of 20 named to the Drysdale Award Watch List as nation’s top player.
    • Scored in double figures in 30 games.
  • 2014 (Junior)
    • Second Team All-Big Ten (coaches and media) after being Rutgers’ leading scorer for second straight season
    • Was 7th in Big Ten in scoring. reached double-figure scoring in all but four contests; led Scarlet Knights in scoring in 15 games.
  • 2013 (Sophomore)
    • Named WNIT’s Most Valuable Player and First Team All-American Athletic Conf. Excelled twice against eventual NCAA champ UConn, putting up 20 and 22-pt. efforts vs. Huskies.
  • 2012 (Freshman)
    • Named to BIG EAST All-Freshman Team.

PERSONAL:

  • Kahleah Copper (born August 28, 1994) is a guard/forward for the Chicago Sky. She played college basketball at Rutgers. A McDonald’s All-American prep player at Philadelphia’s Prep Charter, she chose Rutgers in order to be closer to mom, Leticia, who was undergoing treatment for breast cancer.
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